Business Angels Region Stuttgart e. V. (BARS)

Business Angels Region Stuttgart e. V. (BARS)

Business Angels offer private equity and entrepreneurial know-how to innovative startups and consider themselves as co-entrepreneurs in the start-up phase

Business angels are participating with their own capital in the early stages of promising companies and receive shares in the company. They support innovative start-ups, with their entrepreneurial experience and their network contacts. Business Angels Region Stuttgart e.V. (BARS) was established in 2003 as a network of private investors, on the initiative of the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (WRS), the city of Stuttgart and renowned entrepreneurs. The Office and the Screening Committee of the Association establish contacts between selected start-up projects and private investors. Personal care, confidentiality and integrity are essential principles. Parallel to the investments of BARS-members side Investments are made via the BARS Beteiligungs GmbH, which is founded by the BARS members. Through the founding initiatives of WRS, BARS is closely involved in the regional startup scene.

Seeking equity capital start-ups with innovative business ideas business and high growth potential, can apply with their company profile (Onepager) at any time. The investment focuses on engineering, biotechnology and medicine, information and communication technology.

Startups can apply to the standard form, which can be found here: Application
Send the form to: bewerbung [at]

Services for members of the Business Angels Region Stuttgart e.V .:

Identification and addressing of startups Preliminary and pre-selection of start-up projects Standardized profiles and synopses Assistance with due diligence Organising founder presentations Organizing exchanges of experience between Business Angels (Know-How-Pool) Supporting joint investments
Category Services
Working areas Financing, Foundation